Three Oaks, Michigan: Big Working Kaleidoscope

An 11-foot-long working kaleidoscope, made of steel, stands outdoors in a small downtown park.
Address:
105 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI
Directions:
Downtown, on the west side of N. Elm St. just north of its intersection with Maple St.
Admission:
Free
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Kaleidoscope view.

Big Working Kaleidoscope

I thought it was pretty cool to see such a large replica of a childhood toy. Nice town!

[Dana, 07/31/2017]

Kaleidoscope.

Big Working Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope has flashing lights inside and many moving parts.

[Ron Renken, 09/01/2015]
Big Kaleidoscope

This is the kind of kaleidoscope with fixed colored panels that spin -- so you spin it once and that's all there is to see. I was hoping it was the kind that had the liquid filled chamber with glitter and shapes floating in it so it would be ever-changing. But we were there and we can say we saw it. No need to see it again.

[Melissa, 08/03/2015]

Kaleidoscope.

Big Working Kaleidoscope

At the corner of Elm and Maple there is a very big working kaleidoscope. Its out in the open in a grassy area in the main strip of this nice little town.

[Liz Ratashak, 06/24/2014]

The 11-foot-long "Wheel in the Sky Kaleidoscope" was built in 2012 by William Anderson for Grand Rapids' ArtPrize competition. It was moved to Three Oaks in September 2013.

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